A sightseeing trip round London would be incomplete without a trip to Trafalgar Square, a splendidly British hub in the nation’s capital exhibiting the best of the UK’s culture and history. There’s nothing quite like standing under Nelson’s Column, the sound of gushing water in your ear, looking up at the façade of the National Gallery. The water glimmering a vibrant blue on a hot summer’s day, the gallery watching over the crowds of visitors, protestors and Londoners alike. This is a scene recognized by locals and visitors from across the world, and this tea towel is a worthy addition to any kitchen.
- Made in the United Kingdom
- Made of 100% organic cotton
About Town Towels
Town Towels was an idea conceived during the 2020 world of pandemics, recession and Brexit division. We knew that despite all the apparent reasons to be fearful and divisive, there was – and remains – so much beauty, community spirit and reasons to look forward to the future here in the United Kingdom. Our simple plan was to display some of that beauty on the humble tea towel, by working with British designers whose work we admire. Tim Pearce ran a town guides publishing business for almost two decades beginning at the turn of the 21st century, based in Barry, South Wales. He spent time exploring beautiful market towns throughout England and Wales, dedicating countless hours to producing bespoke maps, designing advertisements for small local businesses, and researching the history and famous sons and daughters of these locations. Years later, Tim had the idea of producing tea towels that would depict locations throughout the country, and teamed up with son Luke to start the business together during the 2020 pandemic. With an enthusiasm to try new things that would help spread some positivity in what otherwise seemed like a hopeless and divisive time, they got going. After Tim put together some initial designs, and Luke built relations with other British designers, they made their first order with the manufacturers in the Midlands. Town Towels finally launched in September 2020.
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